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Immediately Available Senior GL Accountant

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF115000 - CHF115000
Date added
18 December, 2020

Job Description

For one of our growing international clients in the chemicals/industrial sector, we are seeking a Senior GL Accountant to assist for 12 months in a busy period with potential project involvement. The environment is energetic, and there could be potential for conversion into a permanent position.


Immediately Available Senior GL Accountant – 12-Month Fixed-Term Contract, Vaud, Switzerland


The main duties and responsibilities of the Senior GL Accountant are:

  • Closing statutory (CH, FR) and consolidated (US GAAP) for 3 legal entities autonomously
  • Journal entry preparation for inventory valuation and revenue recognition
  • GL maintenance
  • Reconciliation – financial statements, accounts
  • VAT contract review and definition
  • Point of contact for the internal/external auditors
  • Balance sheet and P & L statement management
  • Financial health and liquidity reports
  • Conducting data back-ups and reinforcement of data back-ups
  • Ensuring compliance with GAAP


The skills required for this role are:

  • English and French languages
  • Strong accounting background in an international organisation
  • In-depth understanding of Swiss GAAP, US GAAP (preferred) or IFRS
  • IT skills – accounting system and Excel are both essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Tax procedures (VAT, CIT)
  • Audit background a benefit
  • Good communication and problem-solving ability
  • Master’s in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • Accounting qualification a benefit


If you are interested in applying for this Senior GL Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to for a confidential conversation please call Anna Moizio in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.